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and a station in martinez not far from the shell oil refinery. abc7 news reporter alan wang is live in martinez to explain what this means for people living near the stations. alan? >> dan, when you live next to a refinery like this one there is always comfort in knowing you have a fire station in your neighborhood. but the clough is sures are being based on stations with the lowest number of calls, and that's why the one in this neighborhood could be shutdown. carol's home lies in the shadow of the shell refinery in martinez. the refinery has its own fire department, but in case of a major catastrophe it would receive mutual aid from station 12 of the contra costa fire protection district. the mutual aid could end due to a lack of funding. >> i know which i am not happy about that. it is nice having a fire station across the street. >> it will impact response times to areas around the station as well as we are going to have to wait long for resources because they will be coming from further away and they require multiple fire engines. >> if station 12 is shutdown people living near the refiner
, clayton and a station in martinez not far from the shell oil refinery. abc7 news reporter alan wang is live in martinez to explain what this means for people living near the stations. alan? >> dan, when you live next to a refinery like this one there is always comfort in knowing you have a fire station in your neighborhood. but the clough is sures are being based on stations with the lowest number of calls, and that's why the one in this neighborhood could be shutdown. carol's home lies in the shadow of the shell refinery in martinez. the refinery has its own fire department, but in case of a major catastrophe it would receive mutual aid from station 12 of the contra costa fire protection district. the mutual aid could end due to a lack of funding. >> i know which i am not happy about that. it is nice having a fire station across the street. >> it will impact response times to areas around the station as well as we are going to have to wait long for resources because they will be coming from further away and they require multiple fire engines. >> if station 12 is shutdown people liv
, martinez and lafayette will close early next year under a cost-cutting plan. here are the 4 stations that will close... fire station number 4 on hawthorne drive in walnut creek. fire station number 11 on center avenue in clayton. fire station number 12 on shell avenue in martinez and fire station number 16 on los arabis avenue in lafayette. the closures come after voters in the contra costa fire district rejected measure q, which would have provided a temporary, seven-year parcel tax to fund the stations. the stations were chosen based on call volume and how close they are to other stations. new at 11... >> thousands of dollars worth of playstation 3s stolen from amazon dot com. thieves took the video game consoles from a new amazon distribution center in tennessee. detectives say the crooks made their way behind the center and breached the security seal on a cargo trailer, and cleaned it out. officials believe the crooks had help from the inside because they knew exactly which truck held the valuable game systems. police plan to monitor online auctions and trace any items sold
is live in martinez tonight. no one wants a fire station near their home to close. >> that is right. it's something else they're worried about, their insurance rates going up. the board acting as the fire district board supposed to make a decision on the stations. today, but late this afternoon, they decided they needed more information and have pushed back final votes until next week. >> garth lives a half mile from the fire station 16, the only one serving his neighborhood on the west side. lights have been off and sirens silent temporarily at station 16 due to a mold and rat problem. now, it could be closed permanently january 1. >> when you cut back on something like that, they've responded to a lot of things here. not having them here... it's disconcerting. >> with the failure of measure q, the supervisors must huf to close stations. the candidates include station 16 in lay fayette, number 12 on shell avenue in martinez, number four on hawthorne drive in walnut creek. and number 11 on center avenue in clayton. >> this is going to leave clayton with no fire stations in the city. we'
their safety tonight. fire station in creighton, lafayett lafayette, mav martinez walnut creek at risk of closing and as laura explains no one wants a fair stationary their home to close. >> i'm very concerned. >>reporter: he lives about half mail from cocoa fire station 16. the only one that serves his neighborhood in the heavily wooded west side of lafayette. the lights have been off and syrup silent temporarily at station 16 due to a mold and rat problem. but now it's one of 4 that could be permanently closed january 1st. >> when you start doing cut back and cut back on something like that, that has been here a long time, as long as i have been here and lake i said before they respond to a lot of things here. not having them here is a little disconcerting. >>reporter: with the failure measure 2 last month contra costa county supervisor must now mav to close stations. the candidate include station 16 in lafayette no. 12 on shell avenue martinez. number 4 on walnut correct and no. 11 on center avenue in clayton. >> this is going to leave clayton with absolutely no fire fire st
on the chpping block. station 12 on shell avenue in martinez will be shutting down. also station 16 on los arabis avenue in lafayette. station 4 on hawthorne drive in walnut creek. and station 11 on center avenue in clayton. officials have been debating these closures...and impact this all afternoon...kron four's dan kerman has been in that board meeting...and has the latest developments. >> after discussing this matter for most of the afternoon it looks like a contra costa fire protection district will delay a decision on weather or not to shut for down of the 28 stations. they need more information before they make this decision. declining revenues, increase in benefits, pensions mean that the district is not have as much money as it needs to have to keep all of these stations open. >> this is the last option we have we have exhausted all of our reserve funds, cutting costs, and trying to go to the public with a temporary tax measure and that did not pass. we are at a point for we cannot go any further. >> the district wants to look at other options in to get some questions answered and next t
in martinez today. the chief says closing the stations will lead to longer response times. he adds the failure of a parcel tax on the november ballot means that there are few option left. >> this is not an easy choice. it's not what we want to have to do. but we are out of options. and we're going to do the best we can to protect them even with the stations closed. >> a public hearing was held today where mayors and residents of the communities affected told the fire district board it must look at other options. the next meeting is scheduled for tuesday, december 11th. the board says at that point it would have to make a final decision on the face of the fire stations. >>> three firefighters who were hurt responding to a crash in the east bay are out of the hospital and back at home tonight. they were responding to a crash on highway 24 on sunday morning when an suv lost control on the road and hit them. the driver of the vehicle is still in critical condition. >>> a proposal to buy a drone for the alameda county sheriff's office has been taken to committee for further study. the move comes a
stations in walnut creek, martinez, lafayette, and clayton, the city's only fire station. he says all cities within the district would be impacted. >> once we start taking any of those stations out of service, then having ten units at a fire is going to have a bigger impact come january than it would now if we had all of our companies in service. >> reporter: not to mention the closures would come during the holidays, when districts see an increase in chimney and house fires. the good news is there would be no layoffs involved in these closures. but the district does tell me if they can't find a financial solution next year, we could see two more closures. in martinez, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> there is some new action to try to end the costly eight-day strike at the ports of los angeles and long beach. after an overnight intervention by the mayor, both sides have agreed to bring in a federal mediator. cbs reporter randy paige with the latest on the negotiations. >> both parties have agreed to federal mediation and to a federal mediator. >> reporter: an exhausted mayor announced both
with scattered power outages. some trees were knocked down this one. this from martinez, brown street there were problems there as you can see. >> on highway 17 this morning the fog was show thick it was hard to see the cars on the road. more on that from reporter karina rusk. >> reporter: the fog and heavy rain on highway 17 was so treacherous this morning, some drivers decided to wait it out. >> because the rain is heavy. and hillside especially. >> chp is trying to minimize problems by running traffic breaks to keep cars going at a slow and steady pace. >> driving too fast and braking time is increased. >> in the heart of the valley it couldn't get any slower. wild weather knocked a tree into the power lines and it backed up cars for miles. >> predictions, today is a light day. we'll start off with this kind of deal. we could be in for trouble. >> the fire department did utilize a parking lot at an empty business to direct drivers around the problem but only pg&e could restore power that left a lot of businesses in the dark. >> we had a terrific panic but what is going to happen now. >> repor
barreled and, as trucks and cars pushed through the soaked streets of pleasant hill... in martinez, the rain and gusty winds swung river-like conditions in vallejo... the water was litterally knee deep. you'd never know this was a neighborhood. and, while the san francisco department of public works did its best to this viewer watched the last of the morning downpour from thie backyard in san mateo. that was probably the best way to watch -- dry and it was certainly a busy and wet day... keep sharing your pictures with us... to breaking news at kron four dot com. philippe djegal, kron four news. take a look at this picture a viewer sent in. it's a car trapped on shepard canyon road in oakland. car is up to its roof in water. pictures of the storm send it was a five hour long ordeal on the richmond-san rafael bridge earlier today when high winds knocked over a big rig! high winds flipped over the empty tractor trailer early this morning blocking two left lanes. truck driver ignored the high wind warnng and was traveling abovet he speed limit when he flipped over. it took about f
the bay area. i headed to the east bay and found out that pleasanton, walnut creek, martinez, also san ramon, offering free sandbags. but right here, in the steve concord, they are going a little further. they are offering this service 24/7. so i looked up the director of concord and told me, justin e zell had this to say. >> we have the station here that's available 24 hours a day 7 days a week which is new for this city because in prior years this was only available up until 3:30 p.m. in the afternoon monday through friday. and as now the storms don't stop. so people need to get out here and make sandbags in the middle of the night or early in the morning so we wanted to make it available to residents at all times. >> reporter: is there a limitation for residents as far as sandbagging is concern? >> there is a 25-bag limit. so we ask that residents -- they are on the honor system here so we ask that they only take 25 bags. >> reporter: the director of department of public works had a lot to tell me about the concord area. there are some areas more prone to flooding than others. he a
and martinez. lafayette city manager is urging residents to attend the meeting to voice opposition. >>> coming up next, the desperate times for millions of people in afghanistan. >> it's almost unimaginable how these people survive. >> the author of "the kite runner" and his intense effort to help provide shelter to the people of his homeland. >>> and let's take a live look outside at 7:36. this is from our emeryville camera looking back across the bay at san francisco. it's dreary out there. but as lisa argen is going to tell us, the worst is actually ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >> the man who wrote the best selling book "the kite ru
be mountain, santa rosa, and into martinez and vacaville. you see the darker shading green right here. so that heavy rain beginning to sink south into the east bay from richmond and berkeley, continue ron. you see the rain all throughout high bay 1, highway 101 through san francisco. and the winds are common over 40 to 45 miles an hour. into the east bay the rain is picking up from 580, grizzlies peak boulevard, emeryville and walnut creek. no one is spared in the south bay. the rain a little bit lighter from the peninsula over to the east bay. but still it's getting wet from union city, 880 and 680 and down through the south bay right now. so as i said before, if you are not feeling the effects of the rain right now, you are certainly feeling the effects of the wind. 20 to 25 americans gusts from livermore to san jose. but look at the coast. 51 miles an hour. so those planes aren't going anywhere this morning. wind gusts in hayward near 40 miles an hour. wind advisory during noontime and flash flood watch the evening hours. we will see the rises in streams and creeks after the heaviest r
to close four fire stations one in walnut creek and three in clayton, martinez, and lafayette. supervisors are expected to vote to officially shut them down for good after voters rejected a parcel tax in november. measure q would have preserved existing levels of fire service. officials say they will have to scale back responses to low priority calls. >>> investigators looking into a deadly cabin fire near fairfax say it was caused by a marijuana glowing operation. a body was found burned in the cabin. the fire chief says the source of the blade was illegal wiring feeding -- of the blaze was illegal wiring feeding electricity into that shed. >>> a water line under mountain view drive ruptured following sunday's storm causing the road to collapse. repairs are expected to cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. >>> soon workers blaming a clogged sewer line backed up and broken sewer lines all over that region sewage started spilling out of a money hole sunday morning, 30,000 gallons they are not sure if it reached a nearby creek. >>> tentative settlement between port of oakland and union as o
are in martinez walnut creek and west lay fayette. no firefighters will lose their jobs?Úñ and and a parcel tax for fire services on the ballot. >> they're going to have a deal yai. you never know when you have an emergency what time of the day or night. and it could mean the difference between five minutes and 10 minutes. it's for a fire, meaning a larger fire, and for life saving measures could mean life, or death. >> in clayton, abc 7 news. >> investigators looking into the cause of a fire in petaluma. >> sky 7 is above the scene, you can see crews trying to fight the flames there this, fire started about 3:30 this morning in a large home in a rural area. took crews about two hours to get it contained. it appears everybody did get out safely. >> game wardens shot and killed two mountain lion cubs near downtown half moon bay. the sheriff's office reported responded to a report of a lion in the 800 block of carrera street. the wardens tried to move them towards a ranch state park but the lions were back on the street next day. the wardens shot them. out of concern for public safety. the cubs w
. the county supervisors are considering plans now to shut down stations in walnut creek, clayton, martinez, and lafayette. it's to save money. the district was hoping for a tax hike but it failed to pass in november. closing the stations will save $3 million. >>> time now 6:39. tweeting on the toilet? how social media is taking over the bathroom. >> okay... >> plus the dolphin bites an 8- year-old at seaworld. what her parents are saying about the attack caught on tape. >> the market just opened up about 10 minutes ago. let's check the numbers. so far not too bad. coming up, we'll get an update from kcbs moneywatch reporter jason brooks. not scheduled any wi ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. [ male announcer ] this december, remember -- what starts with adding a friend... ♪ ♪ ...could end with adding a close friend. ♪ the lexus december to remember sales event is on, offering some of our best values of the year. wi
, martinez and lafayette to save about $3 million. >>> the u.s. supreme court could announce as soon as this morning whether it will hear appeals on some cases involving same-sex marriage. one is an appeal from supporters of proposition 8. california's voter-approved measure limits marriage to male- female couples. it was previously struck down by a u.s. appeals court. five challenges to the federal "defense of marriage act" are also being considered. >>> a local boy scout forced to leave his moraga troop because he is gay will be honored in sacramento this afternoon. 18-year-old ryan andresen will be recognized for his bravery by state assembly speaker john perez as the new legislative session opens up today. >>> so what do david letterman and led zeppelin have in common? well, the stars are getting a presidential honor in the nation's capital. >> and a dolphin bites a little girl at seaworld and it's caught on camera. the movement that may have triggered the attack. , ,,,, [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby c
water level is at three feet. the flooding stage is nine feet. >> in martinez strong winds and rain knocked down a big tree and it knocked downpour lines. >> the power went out. >> this happened along brown street. traffic was blocked for hours. reportedly it took crews about four hours to get there and turn off the power so crews could remove the tree. >>> to make sure you stay here for up to the minute coverage of the next round of that new storm. we will be here for you on the air, online and also, on your mobile device. >> new york city mayor wants congress to move quickly to approve federal funding for victims of sandy. he met with more than a half dozen lawmakers on capitol hill. the state of new york is asking for $42 billion in additional federal aid and new jersey needs federal aid to cover most of the nearly 37 billion-dollar cost for recovery and rebuilding. >> trying to stop a killer. we are just finding more about the brave action of one man during that cement plant shooting last year. it cost him his life. > shocking stories from survivors of that fire. the action
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